Dr. Joel Garsten, MD

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Dr. Joel Garsten, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Digestive Disease Center Of CT 55 Meriden Ave Ste 3C, Southington, CT 06489 Get Directions
(203) 574-3007

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Dr. Garsten specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Southington, CT. He practices at 2 locations.

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in Watertown, CT |
Dr. Garsten is knowledgeable, takes his time explaining all procedures before and explains the results very clearly making sure you are comfortable on what was done. He made sure to read all the particulars/paperwork prior to even entering the exam room to discuss my condition. I'm very impressed with that because not many doctors do that anymore! I highly recommend him and will keep him as my doctor that I can trust to getting a proper exam and follow up treatment....
in Southington, CT |
Dr Garsten has been treating me for ulcerative colitis for over 3 years. He is an amazing, very knowledgeable physician as well as a very caring doctor. I could not imagine dealing with this horrible disease without his treatment and support. I trust him implicitly.
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Manometry

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Cornell University North Shore University Hospital

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cornell University Hospital

    Completed in 1976

    Yale Affil Program

    Completed in 1978

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients